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For the purpose of shared resources, education, marketing, and conservation of Fine Appalachian Craft, we host eight special events each year. You'll engage with the region's top makers, hear their story, and learn about the process of craft.

Brooms | Live Demo

September 27 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 4:00 pm
Folk Art Center

Peter Werner will be demonstrating the craft of broom-tying in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Call ahead for the…

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Wooden Flutes | Live Demo

September 27 @ 10:00 am - September 29 @ 4:00 pm
Folk Art Center

Lee Entrekin will be demonstrating how he creates flutes from various woods. If you’re nice he’ll even play you a tune! Lee will be in…

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Bamboo Fly Rods

September 30 @ 10:00 am - October 3 @ 4:00 pm
Folk Art Center

Angler and craftsperson Sam Johnson will be demonstrating how he creates fly rods from bamboo–an abundant material around here! He will be in the lobby…

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Glass | Live Demo

October 1 @ 10:00 am - October 3 @ 4:00 pm
Folk Art Center

Jason Probstein will be demonstrating a glassblowing technique known as caneworking, with which he creates colorful, useful objects and ornaments. He will be in the…

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Needle Felting | Live Demo

October 4 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 4:00 pm
Folk Art Center

Lorraine Cathey will be demonstrating the art of needle felting, or painting pictures with wool. She will be working on landscapes, and maybe even a…

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